Flood Warning in Pierce County, Wisconsin
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Pierce County Wisconsin Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
3/31/2020 10:22:00 AM until 4/1/2020 4:22:00 PM   EXPIRED
Instructions
Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Turn Around...Don`t Drown. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station for the latest information concerning this flood event.
Alert Summary
The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota...Wisconsin... Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County Cottonwood River Above Springfield affecting Brown County Minnesota River near Jordan affecting Carver and Scott Counties Minnesota River at Savage affecting Dakota...Hennepin and Scott Counties Mississippi River at St. Paul affecting Dakota...Ramsey and Washington Counties Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2 affecting Dakota...Washington and Pierce Counties Chippewa River at Durand affecting Buffalo and Pepin Counties ...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Minnesota.. Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and Yellow Medicine Counties .Overview...Some of the rivers in southwest Minnesota have crested or were beginning to fall. The Minnesota and Mississippi will continue to rise over the next few days. One trend with the current forecast is that the heaviest rainfall is now forecast to affect northwest Minnesota. If this were to verify the additional runoff will cause rivers to rise, but limit the potential of higher end flooding. We will continue to monitor the forecast for any changes. ...Flood Warning now expected to end further notice...The Flood Warning continues for The Mississippi River near Hastings L/D 2. * from late Wednesday night until further notice. * At 9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 13.5 feet. * Moderate flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 15.0 feet. * Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue to rise to near 17.2 feet by Monday early afternoon. additional rises are possible thereafter. &&